Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/deḱs-

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This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Stüber suggests *deḱs- continues the *s stem noun *deḱos (that which is proper), from *deḱ- (take, perceive).[1][2]

Root[edit]

*deḱs-[2][3]

  1. right (side)

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Karin Stüber (2006) “Die indogermanischen Ausdrücke für ‘rechts’ und ‘links’”. International Journal of Diachronic Linguistics and Linguistic Reconstruction, 3, 61-72.
  2. 2.0 2.1 De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “dexter”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 168
  3. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill